In this video by Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham goes over how to make an interactive dog toy for your pooch to play with just a plastic container, a pair of scissors, and some dog food.
Does your dog bark out of control at objects he finds threatening? Not fear. Dog trainer Emily Larlham of Dogmantics, is here to go over tips on how to calm your dog around objects he or she might find scary.
Dogs are smart. We don't need to punish them every time they don't do a trick. Through positive reinforcement training, dogs can learn almost anything. From Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham shows a few tricks she taught her dog!
From Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham gives a us tips on how to get your doggy to stop barking. By first changing your dog's emotional response to the stimuli, then working from low levels of criteria to higher levels, then finally, adding full criteria you're dog will get comfortable around the bark-worthy source and remain calm.
In this episode of Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham goes over how to stop a puppy from mouthing and biting and how to interrupt unwanted behavior from your unruly puppy.
In honor of the Obamas' new furry friend and as a remembrance of the fist bump heard 'round the world, a dog behaviorist shows you how to train your dog to do the fist bump. This is a perfect pet trick for any dog, Portuguese Water Dog or otherwise. Bo Obama is the most acrobatic of all First Dog histories.
Dogs have to learn bowel etiquette much quicker than humans, and these helpful steps will make sure your paper-trained pooch becomes man's best friend, not your carpet's worst nightmare.
Your dog travels all around the house all day. Here are five places to remember to keep clean. Watch this how-to video as the Dog Channel offers five places your dog encounters that are important to clean regularly. Remember he always travels to his toys, crate and bed.
Dog trick training is a great way to bond with your dog and teach some impressive tricks. Learn about the basics of dog trick training with tips from a professional dog trainer in this free pet care video series.
Never feed a dog anything you wouldn't eat yourself. Learn about the importance of dog food and nutrition, as well as tips on making sure a dog is eating a healthy diet in this free pet care video.
This video dog training tutorial is lesson on teaching your dog to walk on their hind legs. To train a dog to walk on their legs using this method, the dog will need to be clicker trained and will also need to be able to able to beg. Watch this instructional video and learn how to teach a dog to walk on their hind legs.
Wheat grass is very nutritious for animals like dogs. In this video, we demonstrate how easy it is. The first step is rinsing seeds with water and letting them soak over night for 8-12 hours. After they have soaked, rinse. Evenly place the seeds on a bed of soil in a tray and cover with a paper towel. Then water thoroughly and cover with another tray. Keeping the seeds moist is very important. You should see results in 3 days when you can remove the extra tray and the paper towel. We then dem...
If you own a dog, you have probably spent more money than you are comfortable admitting on treats for them. Most of these treats, though, aren't very healthy or sustainably made. This video will show you one recipe for making your own homemade organic dog muffins cheaply and easily.
Following the success of Mimic Baby (sign language for babies) Selena Lohan developed Mimic Mutt - sign language for dogs. It turns out it's easier to communicate with your dog using regular sign language than voice commands. Watch the video to find out more.
Watch this Dog Whisperer podcast & learn how Cesar Millan trains a dog to stop barking at his owners' guitar playing.
Satiate a hyperactive dog or super excited puppy by building him an agility jump. Dog agility is a sport in which a dog runs through an obstacle course in a race for speed as well as accuracy.
Do you enjoy a nice massage? So do animals. This DoggieDeeva video demonstrates how to do a canine massage.
In this how-to video, you will teach your dog how to target objects with its front paws. You will need a clicker, treats, and a target such as a yogurt lid or ball on a stick. Take a treat and hide it under the object. Click when the dog does any paw movements towards the object. After ten successful tries, pretend to put a treat. Once the dog paws the object, show that there is no treat but still give the dog a treat. Once this is done, wait until the dog paws the object, and give a treat. I...
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After learning the foundation tricks of "sit!" "stay!" and "come!" have your dog try their paws at a jump.
From housebreaking to traveling, crate training a puppy or dog can have long-term rewards for both owners and pets. This Howcast guide demonstrates how to crate train a dog.
Bringing a pet into your household is an important decision. Consider these factors when choosing a breed. Watch this video to learn how to choose the right dog breed for you.
Learn how to exercise your dog. Follow a regular exercise routine together with your pet. It will benefit you both!
Warm up your pitching arm and be patient—you might just be playing “Throw” for a while before your dog catches on.
Want to teach your dog a cool new trick? How about teaching them how to stand on two legs. Follow along with this pets how-to video to learn how to teach your dog to stand on two legs with a few simple steps.
Sometimes as a pet owner it is difficult to keep your home clean and smelling fresh. In this Housekeeping how-to video the Dog Channel offers five tips to battle dog odor in your home. Follow these five tips and have your home smelling fresh.
Dogs naturally want to have a den, so a crate gives him his own space. Puppies will get security and comfort from a crate. Because a dog will not want to go to the bathroom where they sleep, they won't make a mess in their crate, making it useful for housebreaking a dog. Watch this video pet care tutorial and learn how to crate train a dog.
Disney star Raven shows us how to make a gentle dog shampoo for a pet. You will need two cups of water, two teaspoons of castille soap, two teaspoons of aloe vera gel, and one teaspoon of olive oil. This shampoo will cleanse your dog's fur and coat, without drying out the skin. Watch this video pet care tutorial and learn how to wash a dog with an organic home-made shampoo by following along with Raven-Symone.
This instructional video demonstrates how to make dog treats. Lucille Huffman offers up a recipe for home made dog treats for pet owners concerned about the safety of mass produced pet food products. These dog treats are healthy for your dog.
An animal keeper shares the recipe for her Boomer Ball dog treat in this how to video. Watch and learn how to keep your dog entertained and happy with delicious dog treats that any pet would love. All you need for this homemade boomer dog treats is a two liter soda bottle, tape, kibbles, cheese and bacon flavored treats.
Teach a dog to catch Frisbees in the right environment with plenty of practice. Learn how to teach a dog to catch a Frisbee in this free training video for dog and pet owners.
Teaching a dog to catch a treat can be a fun exercise. Learn about training dogs to catch small items in this free obedience video series for pet owners.
Train a dog to leave toxic food alone. Learn how to teach your dog to stop chewing, eating, or digging with the leave it command in this free pet training video.
Learn how to measure your dog with a tape measure to build a dog bed; learn more measuring tips in this free pet care video for building a dog bed.
This video segment of Dog Knows shows how to deal with excessive dog barking. Hitting and yelling is not a constructive way to handle a dog. Ignoring and redirecting are much more effective techniques. Watch this video pet training tutorial and learn how to deal with problem dog barking.
Check out this video to learn how to teach your dog to yawn. This how-to is wonderful for teaching your dog and new and unusual trick. Every time your dog yawns, ask your dog, "are you sleepy?"
Does your dog like to jump in mud puddles and play in dirt? Learn how to give your dog a bath at home so you can save the cost of frequent trips to the dog groomer. In this case we are going to use a bath tub, but you can also bathe your dog in outdoor showers, indoor showers, or just use a hose. Now that we have the place to bathe the dog, we have to decide what type of shampoo to use. Remember, dogs have different types of fur, so you will want to select the appropriate shampoo for the type...
Zephyr Clark-Dolberg teaches us how to stop your dog from jumping all over you in this video. When your dog comes up to you and starts to jump on you, knee him and yell at him to get off. When the dog goes to the ground, praise him for going down tot the ground. Continue to get the dog excited and jumping on you and correcting him. The dog will only take a few times to understand that you don't want him to jump up on you. This may take more time with a hyper dog, so just take time and patience!
Dog trainer Zak George shows how to train your dog to chase your Frisbee. Start by tying your dog to a very long leash. This way, you will be able to control her, and you want to be able to bring her back. By being low on the ground, get your dog interested by showing her the Frisbee. Roll the Frisbee away from you, and let her take off to fetch it. Using low throws, hover the Frisbee low enough, and let your dog jump and grab it. Throw your Frisbee higher and higher each time. Keep doing thi...
Ron Watson of Positive Vibe dog training studio in western Michigan with Frisbee Foundations and Dog mantic Dog Training TV explains how to do vault, stall, and rebound discrimination dog training. First, add value to a barrel by using eye contact. When the dog goes to where the reinforcement happens, feed it treats. Then order the dog off the barrel. When the dog jumps up by its own volition, then you know the technique is working. Then, set a linear vault by saying, top, and tossing the tre...